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Welcome to Bridge the Gap with hosts Lucas McCurdy and Joshua Crisp. A podcast dedicated to informing, educating and influencing the future of housing and services for older adults in senior living.

Bridge the Gap: The Senior Living Podcast Lucas McCurdy and Joshua Crisp

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 65 Ratings

Welcome to Bridge the Gap with hosts Lucas McCurdy and Joshua Crisp. A podcast dedicated to informing, educating and influencing the future of housing and services for older adults in senior living.

    CW 116: Executive Coaching: Solving the Occupancy Puzzle with Julie Podewitz

    CW 116: Executive Coaching: Solving the Occupancy Puzzle with Julie Podewitz

    In this series, host Julie Podewitz takes a deep dive into how to solve the occupancy puzzle by first identifying the problem you're trying to solve, determining strategy, what actions to take and how to get there.
    Today, Julie looks at solving the "hot enough sales" problem by looking at the factors that make up the Tour to Sale conversion.
    The six episode-series each narrow in on a key area of the occupancy puzzle, what contributes to the outcome, what action to put in place and how to coach others to achieve the goal.
    Shop: Solving the Occupancy Puzzle by Julie Podewitz

    Meet the BTG Contributors.

    Sponsored by Peak Senior Living by Functional Pathways.
    Connect with us on social media:
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    Facebook
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    Tune in each Wednesday for a new episode of the Contributor Wednesday series! Visit our website for more episodes and information at BTGvoice.com.
    Produced by Solinity Marketing.

    • 22 min
    NIC Fall Conference Preview from COO Chuck Harry

    NIC Fall Conference Preview from COO Chuck Harry

    Preview of the 2022 NIC Fall Conference with COO Chuck Harry. 
    NIC Fall 2022 conference details. 
    Request your invitation to the VIP Ignite Experience, August 28-30. 
    View the Summer Issue of the BTG Magazine here. 


    Sponsored by Accushield, Connected Living, Hamilton CapTel, Enquire, LTC REIT, OneDay, Meridian Capital, iN2L, Solinity, and The Bridge Group Construction.
    Connect with BTG on social media:
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    Meet the Hosts:
    Lucas McCurdy, @SeniorLivingFan Owner, The Bridge Group Construction; Senior Living Construction Renovation - CapEx - Reposition   
    Joshua Crisp, Founder and CEO, Solinity; Senior Living Development - Management - Consulting - Marketing
    Produced by Solinity Marketing.

    • 20 min
    CW 115: Developing Emerging Leaders: How Organizations Can Set New Leaders Up for Success with Anthony Ormsbee-Hale

    CW 115: Developing Emerging Leaders: How Organizations Can Set New Leaders Up for Success with Anthony Ormsbee-Hale

    Anthony Ormsbee-Hale shares about the power of professional and personal development plans that emerging leaders can leverage to set and crush goals. No matter who you are, you can always develop skills and knowledge; you can always become a better version of yourself. 
    During this episode, Anthony shares several resources including a template for professional development plans and offers listeners a free resources for behavioral assessments via The Predictive Index.

    Template here.

    Use this link to complete the assessment and receive your leadership development resources.

    Meet the BTG Contributors.
    Sponsored by Peak Senior Living by Functional Pathways.
    Connect with us on social media:
    YouTube 
    Instagram
    Facebook
    Twitter
    LinkedIn
    Tune in each Wednesday for a new episode of the Contributor Wednesday series! Visit our website for more episodes and information at BTGvoice.com.
    Produced by Solinity Marketing.

    • 12 min
    Growing Bolder Founder Mark Middleton Shares Visions for Reshaping Agingwith Marc Middleton

    Growing Bolder Founder Mark Middleton Shares Visions for Reshaping Agingwith Marc Middleton

    Marc Middleton, Founder and CEO of Growing Bolder, shares how his experience as a professional broadcast journalist combined with a passion for telling stories sparked his media company which focuses on featuring the under-appreciated, under-valued, under-served, and misunderstood stories of older adults. 
    Growing Bolder shares stories of ordinary people who embrace risk-taking and overcome fear of aging.
    Recorded at Florida Senior Living Association (FSLA) Conference.
    Sponsored by Accushield, Connected Living, Hamilton CapTel, Enquire, LTC REIT, OneDay, Meridian Capital, iN2L, Solinity, and The Bridge Group Construction.
    Connect with BTG on social media:
    YouTube
    Instagram
    Facebook
    Twitter
    LinkedIn


    Meet the Hosts:
    Lucas McCurdy, @SeniorLivingFan Owner, The Bridge Group Construction; Senior Living Construction Renovation - CapEx - Reposition   
    Joshua Crisp, Founder and CEO, Solinity; Senior Living Development - Management - Consulting - Marketing
    Produced by Solinity Marketing.

    • 14 min
    CW 114: Recruitment, Teams, and Mindset with Chris Heinz

    CW 114: Recruitment, Teams, and Mindset with Chris Heinz

    Every senior living organization seems to be interviewing to fill positions. Candidates can go online and type in the phrase “how to prepare for an interview.” But there are few sources available to prepare the hiring team for the interview process. In this month’s episode from recruiting expert Chris Heinz, he shares several important steps for you and your team to be best prepared for interviewing and how to get great talent to accept your positions.

    During our Mindset Moment, BTG Contributor Chris Heinz, Managing Partner of Westport One, talking about the power of dreaming big! A dream is not a to-do list but something you strive for.  It may seem out of reach, but dreams are always within your reach. Get inspired and start dreaming big!


    Meet the BTG Contributors.


    Sponsored by Peak Senior Living by Functional Pathways. 


    Connect with us on social media:
    YouTube 
    Instagram
    Facebook
    Twitter
    LinkedIn
    Tune in each Wednesday for a new episode of the Contributor Wednesday series! Visit our website for more episodes and information at BTGvoice.com.


    Produced by Solinity Marketing.

    • 14 min
    America’s Got Talent Finalist Performs on BTG with Max Major

    America’s Got Talent Finalist Performs on BTG with Max Major

    Mentalist Max Major joins BTG Network from the Florida Senior Living Association Conference where he performed a jaw-dropping keynote show. He is an America’s Got Talent finalist and world renowned speaker and performer.
    Book Reference: What Every Body is Saying, Joe Navarro 
    Book Reference: Influence, Dr. Robert Cialdini 
    Recorded at Florida Senior Living Association (FSLA) Conference.
    Follow Max on social media: @itsmaxmajor 

    Sponsored by Accushield, Connected Living, Hamilton CapTel, Enquire, LTC REIT, OneDay, Meridian Capital, iN2L, Solinity, and The Bridge Group Construction.
    Connect with BTG on social media:
    YouTube
    Instagram
    Facebook
    Twitter
    LinkedIn


    Meet the Hosts:
    Lucas McCurdy, @SeniorLivingFan Owner, The Bridge Group Construction; Senior Living Construction Renovation - CapEx - Reposition   
    Joshua Crisp, Founder and CEO, Solinity; Senior Living Development - Management - Consulting - Marketing


    Produced by Solinity Marketing.

    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
65 Ratings

65 Ratings

Allison Indigo Hall ,

Supporting our industry

I’m very grateful that we have platforms like Bridge the Gap supporting the senior living industry. The variety of guests, current news, and industry insights they share help to spread the word about the amazing things happening in long-term care.

Recruiter57 ,

Insightful and inspiring!

The Bridge the Gap podcast is an incredible source of information and inspiration with all things in senior living. The guests have provided in depth insight into their world which has in turn helped me. The hosts have done a great job bringing out the best from their guests and from each other. They keep it light and fresh!

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